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The Mother Tongue - English And How It Got That Way
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mpn: 9780380715435, ean: 9780380715435, isbn: 0380715430,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson—the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent—brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx ...
Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic
mpn: NUSBK20160901-C091453, ean: 9780385527743, isbn: 0385527748,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
When Chinese shopkeepers tried to find a written equivalent of Coca-Cola, one set of characters they chose was pronounced “ke-kou ke-la.” It sounded right, but it literally translated as “bite the wax tadpole.” Language, like travel, is alway...
The Revenge of Anguished English: More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
By Brand: Marion Street Press, LLC
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ean: 9781936863525, isbn: 1936863529,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews
Fourth in the Anguished English series, this updated collection of verbal bloopers will have word nerds in stitches. Pulling together a hilarious array of unfortunate typos, misplaced modifiers, malapropisms, and unintended double-entendres, the gram...
The Language of Labs
ean: 9781607554875, isbn: 1607554879,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Labs speak to us not in words, but through example. We learn their vocabulary as well as valuable life lessons simply by being around them. Here is a light-hearted A through Z romp depicting such admirable Lab traits as Acceptance, Bravery, Curiosity...
Depraved and Insulting English
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780156011495, isbn: 0156011492,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 279 reviews
Originally published as two distinct collections, Depraved and Insulting English brings to light the language's most offensive and obscene words--words that have fallen out of today's lexicon but will no doubt delight, amuse, and in some cases prove ...
Phedre: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics) (French Edition)
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ean: 9780140445916, isbn: 0140445919,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword, Margaret Rawlings explains how this particular translation—made specifically from the actor...
The Language of Humour (English Language Series)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780582291270, isbn: 0582291275,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 264 reviews
The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns, the stylistic functions, and the social and cultural contexts of humour. The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth: school...
Illustrated Texas Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2
sku: HDT5654DS06162011H10234A, ean: 9780822014782, isbn: 0822014785,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
A hilarious illustrated TEXAS DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE... done in good fun to share one small facet of TEXAN humor with you. Words and pictures that will keep you laughing.Used Book in Good Condition. ...
Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real
By Andrews McMeel Publishing
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mpn: 48029863, ean: 9781449486754, isbn: 1449486754,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
The Internet sensation, Fowl Language Comics, is back with its second book, Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real, the perfect parenting humor book for anyone who liked Toddlers Are A**holes!“This Guy’s Comics Hilariously Sum Up the Truth About B...
Class, Language, and American Film Comedy
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521002097, isbn: 0521002095,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Examining the evolution of American film comedy since the beginning of the sound era (c. 1930), Christopher Beach focuses on how language, class, and social relationships in early sound comedies by the Marx Brothers, the screwball comedies of the 193...
Craic Baby: Dispatches from a Rising Language
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
What do we talk about when we talk about Irish? When we talk about saving or supporting a language do we mean the musical combination of syllables, or something more profound? How do new words enter a language, and what is the relationship between th...
Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life
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ean: 9780810994409, isbn: 9780810994409,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
Do you know the difference between burning one and Burning Man? Does using the name Marley as an adjective make total sense to you? Do you chuckle to yourself when the clock strikes 4:20? Are you convinced that the movie Dazed and Confused deserved a...
Lederer on Language: A Celebration of English, Good Grammar, and Wordplay
By Marion Street Press, LLC
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Richard Lederer offers readers more of the irrepressible wordplay and linguistic high jinks his fans can't get enough of, along with observations on a life in letters. From an inner-city classroom to a wordy...
Rabbit Language or Are You Going to Eat That?
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ean: 9780979308802, isbn: 0979308801,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Rabbit Language or "Are you going to eat that?" Second Edition, is a humorous guide to communicating with one's pet rabbit and the perfect gift for those who share their home with a rabbit. The book is the original guide to rabbit behavior, which ha...
Daily Telegraph Sign Language Postcard Book (Telegraph Books)
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ean: 9780711236257, isbn: 0711236259,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 203 reviews
Twenty different postcards featuring the most inappropriate, confusing, poorly translated and mind-bogglingly bizarre signs from around the world.Few things amuse and appal Telegraph readers as much as the abuse, misuse, mistranslation and outright m...
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